True North moving to Foodland

Court Plaza credit union branch to close soon

The True North Federal Credit Union branch located inside the Court Plaza Building is relocating to the Willoughby District later this year.

Permit specialist Edward Quinto of the City and Borough of Juneau Community Development Department said that the building permit was submitted about a week ago and has more than half of the reviewer and inspector signatures needed to move forward.

As quoted to the city, the project will cost about $87,000.

An ATM currently located on the eighth floor of the State Office Building will remain unaffected.

The new location is smaller than its current branch, but not by much at 445 square feet, and aims to improve customer satisfaction.

“The branch will be smaller, but it will still be full service,” said Bill Peters, Vice President of Corporate Development at True North. “It will be much more convenient than our current location.”

Peters said that with additional parking locations for customers, they are hoping to attract new business while also serving the interest of current bankers.

“The bank doesn’t take up a very large portion of the store, so there shouldn’t be much disturbance,” said Jason Murdoch, co-owner of Alaska Commercial Contractors, the contractors hired for the project.

A new 24-hour ATM will be outside of Foodland.

As for shoppers, there won’t be notable disturbance other than the occasional noise during construction when it begins at the end of July.

“We’re expecting construction to happen within the next few weeks,” Murdoch said. “We should be done around the end of September.”

As of press time, Foodland could not be reached for comment.

Contact reporter Kenneth Rosen at 523-2250 or at kenneth.rosen@juneauempire.com.

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